Published the new Metar Reader service

Tue, 24 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT News index

The site have the new Metar Reader service online. You can read and decode the Metars.


The service allows you to insert a Metar, to load it from the Internet and to show his translation in a easily comprehensible language. There is a database containing all the airports that allows you to easily find the ICAO airport code. It treats even some particular added information for the Italian airports.
You can call the page with parameters to be able to quickly retrive the Metar for the ICAO and which service to use.
The parameters used are:

  • icao=XXXX - where XXXX is the ICAO code;
  • service=X - where X is the service code (between 1 and 5);
  • tokens=yes - to print the tokens;
  • decode=yes - to load and decode the Metar.

You can also create a shortcut on the desktop by entering the URL with parameters in the URL address.
To create a shortcut on the desktop you can view the support page.